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Fabulicious

A cookbook filled with healthy Italian recipes by Teresa Giudice.

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  • Established: 2012
  • Author: Teresa Giudice
  • Accessibility: Book
  • Diet Type: Low-fat
  • Gender: Male, female
BACKGROUND

Fabulicious: Fast and Fit is a new book written by Teresa Giudice that features low-fat Italian recipes that are easy to prepare. Teresa Giudice is featured on the TV show The Real Housewives of New Jersey and she has written two New York Times bestselling books. In this book Giudice walks you through the program that she uses to stay in shape and continue to eat some of her favorite foods. The book includes over 60 recipes and focuses on smart choices rather than deprivation. You can prepare these recipes with easy to find ingredients and enjoy some of your favorite Italian foods while getting healthy.

PRO
  • Includes over 60 different recipes
  • Recipes allow you to eat your favorite Italian dishes without guilt
  • Author incorporates her personal experience within the book
  • Meals are simple to prepare
  • Includes some vegetarian dishes
  • All recipes can be cooked in 30 minutes
  • All recipes are low in fat and cholesterol
  • Nutritional information included for all recipes
CON
  • None to speak of
DIET and NUTRITION

The main focus of Fabulicious: Fast and Fit is the numerous recipes the book contains. These are classic Italian recipes that are familiar to most people, but they are made over with a low-fat twist. There are some vegetarian recipes included as well for added variety. You will find desserts, spicy dishes, romantic meal ideas, fast meals, grilled dishes and soups in this book. Fabulicious: Fast and Fit is mainly a cookbook but there are some tips on being healthy. The food and the author’s background revolve around the Mediterranean diet and there is a breakdown of that in the book.

This means you season your food more with herbs than salt, use olive oil in place of butter and have fish as your primary protein. The recipes in this book can all be revised to work with different variations like gluten-free, vegetarian or those that might be counting calories. All of the nutritional information is included for each recipe so there is no guessing. Cooking the recipes in this book can allow you to have an Italian restaurant experience at home and without all of the guilt, fat and calories. Some of the recipes you will find in this book include:

  • Chicken with Bruschetta Topping
  • Clams Casino
  • Italian Wedding Soup
  • Turkey Meatballs
  • Herb-Crusted Tilapia
  • Gnocchi with Pink Tomato Sauce
  • Apple Crostata
  • Asparagus and Potato Frittata
  • Lasagna Rustica
EXERCISE

There is no exercise advice offered in Fabulicious: Fast and Fit since it is a cookbook.

CONCLUSION

Fabulicious: Fast and Fit gives you plenty of savory Italian recipes that can help you stay within your calorie range. The meals can be prepared quickly and will be great for your family and your waistline. This cookbook can also be a great option for those that are trying to maintain their current weight by watching their fat and calorie intake. Whatever your reasons, if you love Italian food and want a healthy collection of recipes, Fabulicious: Fast and Fit can be a great option for you.

Common Misspellings

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